Painting holiday experience in italy

Painting Holiday Experience in Italy

12th – 19th August 2017

8 DAYS IMMERSED IN THE CULTURE, ART AND NATURE OF ITALY, SAVORING UNIQUE PRODUCTS

A vacation in one of the most beautiful regions of Italy with an emphasis on art and culture, to discover the true essence of the country: the idyllic wine roads, the peaceful and welcoming landscapes, the ancient towns and villages, the romantic castles… to experience your artistic passion and explore your talent in the splendid decor of the Hotel Calvi.

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Painting Courses Cooking class Private transfers Special gourmet experiences Private guided excursions

Painting holiday experience in italy

Travel Program

1st DAY: 12 August 2017

Private transfer from Venice airport to Hotel Calvi located halfway between Venice and the beautiful Dolomites, in Vittorio Veneto (Treviso) by car/minibus (possible transfers from other airports, prices on request).
Before dinner meeting with Sabrina Pedron, our painting professor,who will give you all the information about the painting course and the travel program.
Dinner at the Hotel Calvi. Overnight stay in Hotel Calvi.

2nd DAY: 13 August 2017

Buffet breakfast in Hotel Calvi. Morning: meeting with the tourist guide for a walking tour of Serravalle in Vittorio Veneto. It is a tour through the time, from the Middle Age to the first World War. You will admire the S. Lorenzo Gate with the Hospital of the Flagellants Brotherhood, the Calgranda, ancient road of trade market, on which face the most important and decorated palaces of the town: among these, the wide Palazzo Minucci-De Carlo. Coming out along the street you will reach Flaminio Square, with the Community Palace and the Church. Coming up on Via Roma, you will discover “the Castrum”, the ancient Castle which was the Residence of the Da Camino Family, Counts of Serravalle for three Century during the Middle Age. At the end of the tour, you will have the opportunity to stop at one of the typical restaurants for a tasting of local culinary products and wines (lunch and transfers not included).
Afternoon: dedicated to the PAINTING COURSE at the Hotel Calvi with Sabrina Pedron. Dinner in a typical restaurant in Serravalle, based on local culinary products (if required minibus from / to the hotel included). Overnight stay in Hotel Calvi.

3rd DAY: 14 August 2017

Buffet breakfast in Hotel Calvi. Morning: dedicated to the PAINTING COURSE at the Hotel Calvi. Light lunch at the Hotel Calvi. Afternoon: meeting with the tourist guide and departure by bus to Cison di Valmarino where with a funicular you will reach the beautiful Castle Brandolini (Castelbrando); impressive building of ancient origins, it is one of the finest examples of the redevelopment of the Italian historic and artistic heritage and one of the largest castles in Europe. (entrance fee and guided visit of the castle included).
Afterwards you will reach with a little walk the historical village of Cison di Valmarino, one of the most beautiful medieval villages in Italy. Every year in August, it will turn into a big workshop, where more than 200 artisans, from master goldsmiths, sculptors, masons, glaziers, potters and carvers, will enchant you with their demonstrations of skills in creating original artefacts. “Artigianato Vivo” is considered one of the most fascinating art and crafts markets in Veneto: a great combination of folklore, art and food.
Dinner can be arranged at the Hotel Calvi or can be booked at the many excellent restaurants of Serravalle and Vittorio Veneto (dinner and transfers not included). Overnight stay in Hotel Calvi.

4th DAY: 15 August 2017

Buffet breakfast in Hotel Calvi. Full day dedicated to the PAINTING COURSE at the Hotel Calvi. During the classes, light lunch is served at the Hotel Calvi.
Dinner can be arranged at the Hotel Calvi or can be booked at the many excellent restaurants of Serravalle and Vittorio Veneto (dinner and transfers not included). Overnight stay in Hotel Calvi.

5th DAY: 16 August 2017

Buffet breakfast in Hotel Calvi. Morning: dedicated to the PAINTING COURSE at the Hotel Calvi. Light lunch at the Hotel Calvi.
Afternoon: meeting with the tourist guide and departure by bus to Asolo, Defined by the poet Giosuè Carducci the City of a Hundred Horizons, Asolo is one of the most picturesque old town centres in Italy. Contained within the ancient walls that branch off from the 12th century fortress, in every corner it preserves testimonies of its thousand-year old history. Asolo was a destination for poets and writers, artists and travellers that found inspiration and harmony here.
Among them the English poet Robert Browning, the Divine theatre actress Eleonora Duse, the composer Gian Francesco Malipiero, the English writer and traveller Freya Stark. You can walk along the characteristic streets and squares of this lovely town to better enjoy its pleasant atmosphere. Free time for shopping.
Continue through the lands of the famous “Prosecco”, where in a characteristic and welcoming locanda/winery it will be served a wine tasting of the famous “Prosecco” accompanied by local gourmet products. Overnight stay in Hotel Calvi.

6th DAY: 17 August 2017

Buffet breakfast in Hotel Calvi. Full Day guided tour: meeting with the tourist guide and departure by bus through the breathtaking UNESCO World Natural Heritage, the Dolomites, one of the most beautiful and unique alpine regions in the world. Lunch in a typical restaurant with the culinary products of the Venetian Alps. After a panoramic tour to admire the best views of the Dolomites, stop in Cortina d’Ampezzo. Cortina, Italy’s premier mountain resort, is a symbol of the Italian way of life and it is the perfect destination where natural beauty, culture, tradition, art, food and wine fuse together in pure “joie de vivre”. Free time for shopping. Return to Vittorio Veneto in the late afternoon. Dinner can be arranged at the Hotel Calvi or can be booked at the many excellent restaurants of Serravalle and Vittorio Veneto (dinner and transfers not included). Overnight stay in Hotel Calvi.

7th DAY: 18 August 2017

Buffet breakfast in Hotel Calvi. Morning: time for relax or individual visits (lunch and transfers not included). Afternoon: COOKING LESSON in Hotel Calvi.
Dinner at the Hotel Calvi based on culinary dishes prepared during the cooking class. Overnight stay in Hotel Calvi.

8th DAY: 19 August 2017

Buffet breakfast in Hotel Calvi.
Private transfer from Hotel Calvi to Venice airport by car/minibus (possible transfers to other airports, prices on request).

 

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Painting holiday experience in italy - Price

The price includes:

  • 7 overnight stays with breakfast in Hotel Calvi in Vittorio Veneto in standard room with bathroom
  • private transfer from Venice airport to Hotel Calvi in Vittorio Veneto by car/minibus (minimum 2 people)
  • private transfer from Hotel Calvi to Venice airport by car/minibus (minimum 2 people)
  • PAINTING COURSES at the Hotel Calvi: 3 half days + 1 full day (some of the painting materials and equipment is provided but we suggest you bring your own paintbrushes)
  • COOKING LESSON at the hotel Calvi: 1 half day
  • 3 light lunches in Hotel Calvi
  • 1 lunch in a typical restaurant in the Dolomites
  • 2 dinners in Hotel Calvi
  • 1 dinner in a typical restaurant in Serravalle
  • 1 Prosecco wine tasting with local gourmet products
  • Visits
    • 1 half day guided walking tour of Serravalle in Vittorio Veneto
    • 1 half day guided excursion by bus to Cison di Valmarino and Castelbrando (included entrance fee and guided visit of the castle)
    • 1 half day guided excursion by bus to Asolo
    • 1 full day guided tour by bus to the Dolomites
  • medical insurance – valid for Schengen Countries only
  • vat, map and tourist information

The price does not include: transfers from/to other airports (prices on request), flights, tour escort, meals not expressly indicated, drinks at meals, entrance fees unless otherwise specified, personal extras, local taxes, city taxes, tips, porterage, cancellation insurance and everything is non specifically mentioned under the heading “the price includes“.

Painting holiday experience in italy


Painting holiday experience in italy - Price

The price includes:

  • 7 overnight stays with breakfast in Hotel Calvi in Vittorio Veneto in standard room with bathroom
  • private transfer from Venice airport to Hotel Calvi in Vittorio Veneto by car/minibus (minimum 2 people)
  • private transfer from Hotel Calvi to Venice airport by car/minibus (minimum 2 people)
  • 1 lunch in a typical restaurant in the Dolomites
  • 2 dinners in Hotel Calvi
  • 1 dinner in a typical restaurant in Serravalle
  • 1 Prosecco wine tasting with local gourmet products
  • Visits:
    • 1 half day guided walking tour of Serravalle in Vittorio Veneto,
    • 1 half day guided excursion by bus to Cison di Valmarino and Castelbrando (entrance fee and guided visit of the castle included)
    • 1 half day guided excursion by bus to Asolo,
    • 1 full day guided tour by bus to the Dolomites
  • medical insurance – valid for Schengen Countries only
  • vat, map and tourist information

The price does not include: painting courses, cooking lesson, 3 light lunches in Hotel Calvi (optional – prices on request), transfers from/to other airports (prices on request), flights, tour escort, meals not expressly indicated, drinks at meals, entrance fees unless otherwise specified, personal extras, local taxes, city taxes, tips, porterage, cancellation insurance and everything is not specifically mentioned under the heading “the price includes“.


 

Note:

Minimum 8 People – Maximum 18 People (Maximum 12 People for the courses)

Extra services on request: intercontinental/international flights at special rates

Tour guides, excursions, visits are to be considered in English language, programs of excursions may vary according to local conditions and / or unexpected events occurring during the tour.
For operative reasons the tour can be realized even in the opposite direction but all the planned visits will be performed.
The excursion includes walking routes; it is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes. It is required a suitable clothing for the visit to the churches: shoulders and knees must be covered.

For more information regarding the above tour and bookings please contact Sommerier Tour  by mail: info@sommeliertour.it or by phone: 0039 0438 250317.


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